Great description of characteristics of each individual involved in the story.
Kalle Blomqvist. Well balanced dedicated charming journalist.
The way he can narrate each individual according to their nature is simply beyond pure talent. There's more!
Haha, yes there were moments of glint in my eyes and definitely I was laughing my head off several times.
There must by something about the book when more than one film adaptations will have been done.
There's something (brilliant) about the style of this story telling.
I liked those parts where he made me laugh loudly. And those were many. I promise you will like the psychologist Alice McDonnald helping to solve the case. She was soooooo weird but in such a cute way you could not resist liking her. After many situations where she was portrayed like a total nut they visited retired Henry Anderson another psychologist another individual in his cabin. She again did not miss a chance to prove she is a total case which made Henry raise his eyebrow and say "Ain't she delightfully quirky?". Then later several chapters when chasing the suspect and facing a dangerous situation Ash (the main character) stressed her no to do something reckless and she said "I'm delightfully quirky not stupid!".
I wont be able to read it with Scottish accent. It was great to listen that one for a change. He gave the characters life and spark which I would not be able based on my experience. It requires certain theatrical skills and craft to sustain the personality of a character by speaking their parts. He was incredibly coherent through out the book.
Yes there was. But I cant write about it without revealing the story.
If you are afraid that you will be faced by long and cruel descriptions of harming innocent girls than this will not happen. You have to be however a bit stronger to accept certain parts but for most part of the book you will be following investigation. There will be a certain amount of disturbing moments so be prepared. I was a little bit worried after reading some previous reviews that my stomach may not digest this book but it was not that bad. Probably it depends on what've you read before what films you've watched and what violence you've seen before so for a moderate crime reader this should be all right. To be honest I was much more disturbed by watching film Seven with Brad Pitt. I am not giving 5 stars to this book because I will give 5 only to few books which made a really long lasting and influential impression on me. One of those books which are 5 for me are Stieg Larsson's - Girl with a Dragoon Tattoo and Godfather by Mario Puzzo.
The detective's skills and wit were dull. He was not at all clever. Behaved being a victim of circumstances who wallows hopelessly in destiny written by unknown forces beyond his reach or comprehension.
There were holes of logic in every chapter through out the book. The whole police force portrait resembled one hopeless group of amateurs who if anything else can ask neighbours or friends of suspects if they know anything but ...forensic??? ...unknown quantity!
Yes, why not. It is pleasant to listen to his voice. However I did not buy some of characters he imitated because I would give them different voice qualities based on their features.
I was surprised why there were so many positive feedbacks on this book. Was it because the last audio I listened were Stieg Larsson's J.A. Lindquist's and S. King's books and I were up to really high standards? If so I do better check what else the reviewer read before I trust their feedback.
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